Could this 2015 Quarter be missing the Clad layer on both sides?

Discussion in 'Error Coins' started by Momof4, Feb 19, 2020.

  1. Momof4

    Momof4 Member

    The size and weight are both the same of a normal quarter, so I am just unsure if it’s missing a clad layer on both sides or something entirely different. Thanks for any info you can share!

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  3. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    If it were missing both clad layers, it would be thinner, it would weigh less, and the strike would be weaker.

    Environmental damage can leach away the nickel from the cupronickel cladding, leaving more copper behind. That may be what happened here, or it may simply have been plated or stained.
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  4. Momof4

    Momof4 Member

    Thank you! One day I might get all these things figured out! Lol
  5. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    Nope. That one's just discolored.
  6. cpm9ball

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  7. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Here are examples from my metal detected finds of clad coins and even nickels exposed to the elements. Environmental Damage -
    20190504_174319-1.jpg 20190316_113034-1.jpg 20171224_140434.jpg 20180101_083823-1.jpg 20190519_144510-1.jpg 20190519_144446-1.jpg KenObv.jpg KenRev.jpg
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